Monday, 26 December 2016

Conference on ‘MEDIA AND SOCIAL CHANGE’ at Jalgaon, Maharashtra

Following from Prof. Vinod Nitale:

National Conference on
30th and 31st January   2017

Organized by
Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon

Conference Hall, College Campus,
Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon
Jilha Petha, Jalgaon – 425002 (M.S.)

 About the KCE Society:
            Khandesh College Education Society's (KCE Society) is celebrating its diamond jubilee year. We who have the good fortune to further the works of great scholars and pioneer educationist who established KCE society in 1944 see the efforts of its faculty, staff and students reflecting advances in knowledge, public policy and all of the accomplishments, large and small that make up the rich tapestry of an educated life. We have much to celebrate, and a grand legacy to protect. The KCE Society has as its mission, the attainment of international distinction in education, scholarship, and public service. As the leading educational institution of Khandesh Region, KCE Society combines a responsibility for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge. It offers an extensive range of academic programs at primary, secondary & Higher secondary levels, apart from a plethora of courses & programs in higher education that encompass Arts, Sciences, Commerce, Law, Education, Management, Engineering, Geo informatics, and the other professions. Today, KCE Society is an eminent educational institution in Maharashtra occupying 38 acres of land and thousands of square feet of buildings and facilities with combined strength of 7000 students.
About the College: 
 Moolji Jaitha College is the premier academic institution and senior most College in the North Maharashtra region. The college was established in 1945 by a team of dedicated social workers of the city. It is one of the oldest colleges of the District, affillated to North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon. M J College is located in 21.60 acres of absolutely serene and sprawling campus that automatically turns a student’s towards learning with full concentration, devoid of diversions. Recently the college has been NAAC accredited 'A' Grade with a CGPA Score of 3.63 College. & UGC Honored College with Potential for Excellence. It provides for instruction various under-graduate and post-graduate courses in the faculties of Science, Arts, Commerce and Management. College has a full-fledged Junior College, Senior College. College provides research facilities in all disciplines. College is proud to acclaim more than 7000 students registered for various Courses in the faculties of Science, Commerce and Arts at both Higher Secondary and College levels and a team of over 200 learned and experienced faculty members.
Department of Mass Communication and Journalism:
            The Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, established in 1997, is one of the oldest Departments in North Maharashtra University. M J College was the foremost College in Maharashtra to start Journalism Course in the College under Arts Faculty during its inception years. The Department has started the one year full-fledged post graduate Bachelor’s Degree Course (BCJ) in 1997. The Masters Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication (MCJ) was started in 1998. The Department offers a 2-year Master's Programme in Mass Communication & Journalism (Semester Pattern) for students interested in any of the following areas: Journalism, social and development communication, Advertising, Public relations, Radio, Television, Multi-media, Media management and Research. The Programme curriculum is wide-ranging and interdisciplinary and carefully balances theoretical and practical information. The curriculum will familiarize students with MCJ concepts both in theory and practice; introduce them to various streams of the MCJ discipline; provide hands-on experience on all relevant skill areas and; allow students to specialize in an area for entry-level jobs in communication and media sector. As a part of its professional emphasis, the programme will provide an opportunity to students to gain practical work experience through its internship placements in relevant organization, interact with the leading professionals of the media and communication sector and assist students in finding suitable placements and self-employment opportunities.
Aims and Objectives of the Conference:
The media plays a very constructive role in today’s society. Media play an important role in increasing of public awareness and collect the views, information and attitudes toward certain issue. Media is the most powerful tool of communication in emerging world and increased the awareness and presents the real stage of society.
The aims of this conference are to understand the responsibility of Media among society. It also shares experts view and idea about this topic. This conference also creates awareness among students of Journalism to how they work in Media with social justice.
Theme of the Conference:   Media and Social Change
1.      Sub-Theme –
1.      Media and Social Empowerment
2.      Social Media and Youth
3.      Women and Media
4.      Media and Social Responsibility
5.      Advertising and Social Change
6.      Corporate Social Responsibility

Call for Papers:
            Papers are invited on any of the relevant topics pertaining to the theme of conference. The said conference is an initiative to bring well-know academia, critics, scholars, teachers and students to explore the academic impulse in building of social responsible media. To create greater awareness about the topic and ideas Research Papers on the main theme and sub themes of the conference are invited from well known academician, teachers, researcher and students. Quality research paper including field studies from scholars, researches, teachers and students are invited. Selected papers will be published in an ISBN book. Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, M J College Jalgaon, shall not be responsible for any violation of copyright; the author of the respective paper shall be solely accountable for the same.
Paper Submission Guidelines:
            Research paper should be based on main or the subthemes of the conference. It should have proper research questions and should also reflect the findings. Abstract length should be between 250 to 300 words. Full Paper should not be more than 3000 words. It must be typed in Times New Roman font size 12 with 1.5 line spacing using MS-Word application in English and Unicode/ Krutidev-10 Font 14pt in single space Marathi/Hindi. The author should give his/here-mail ID, contact number and address with pin code at the end of the paper.  The research paper should be submitted to
Important dates:
Full paper with abstract submission:               5th January 2017
Conference dates:                                           30th to 31st January 2017
(Note – No paper will be accepted after         5th January 2017)
Registration Fees:
Delegates from Academic Institutions                       Rs.1000/-
Research Scholars/Students                                        Rs.700/-
Registration fees include participation in all technical sessions, conference kit, tea and lunch will be provided at the venue. Fee is payable by DD in favour of “Principal, M. J. College, Jalgaon” payable at Jalgaon (M.S.) INDIA. OR for Online payment mode - Principal, M J College, Jalgaon, Bank of Maharashtra Branch MJ College Campus, Jalgaon, Account no – 20072500294 IFSC Code        - MAHB0001161.
All the authors of paper and participator are required to pay the Registration fees.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be arranged at M. J. College, Jalgaon campus on first cum first served basis. Please inform or mention it in advance your application form.

Chief Patron
Hon. Shri N. G. Bendale
Hon’ble President,
KCE society, Jalgaon

           Dr. U. D. Kulkarni                              Hon. Shri Vidhyadhar Panat
Principal, M J College, Jalgaon                  Member, KCE society, Jalgaon
Prof. N. V. Bharambe
                           Vice Principal,
                      Faculty of Arts and Humanities
                                  Prof. Vinod Nitale,
                                   Head of Department
                    Mass Communication & Journalism
                            Contact - 09860046706

Dr. Gopi Sorde- 09552576242
Prof. Dinesh Dixit,  Prof. Rajesh Yawalkar- 1

     Conference Hall, College Campus,
Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon
Jilha Petha, Jalgaon – 425002 (M.S.)

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